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Author: Paolo Astorri

commentators has been limited to specific examples that could give an outline of Grotius’s reception with regard to contract doctrine. These examples, however, have provided insights into how Grotius’s contract doctrine was studied and debated by many scholars, beyond Pufendorf, Thomasius and other natural

In: Grotiana
Author: Marco Barducci

matters’ of religion not predetermined by divine law, but individuals are exhorted to use their own judgment, and to passively resist the sovereign if need be. Needless to say, Hobbes’ Leviathan argues the contrary. Barducci then proceeds to Grotius’s reception among readers of Hobbes. He shows that

In: Grotiana
Author: Wim Decock

by the Dutch jurist Theodor Graswinckel, Grotius’s cousin. The debate between Felden and Graswinckel provides testimony to the polemical nature of Grotius’s reception in the seventeenth century – a polemical reception which was due, not in the least, to Grotius’s indebtedness to medieval and early

In: Grotiana
Author: Michael Becker

that Grotius’s distinction between essential and non-essential tenets in chapter 7 of De imperio is concordant with the ideas he himself expressed in the Irenicum . 111 Grotius’s reception of Pareus is even more evident with regard to the relation of civil and ecclesiastical authorities. While it

In: Grotiana
Author: Marco Barducci

a transnational approach to intellectual history. 2 One dimension for the study of Grotius’s reception in seventeenth century England would be the examination of the English translations and editions of his writings. This chapter will focus on the English translations and editions of one text, De

In: Grotiana
Author: Marc de Wilde

order. Grotius’s reception of fides publica The notion of fides publica appears to have fallen into abeyance in late Antiquity. During the Dominate, private loyalties and family ties replaced fides as the guiding principle of public law and morality. Thus, state power and the emperor’s imperium were no

In: Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / The Legal History Review